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What are some popular boiled cabbage recipes?

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Some popular boiled cabbage recipes are buttered cabbage and boiled cabbage with bacon. Another classic boiled cabbage dish is corned beef and cabbage, an Irish classic.

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What are some popular boiled cabbage recipes?
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To make corned beef and cabbage, place 3 pounds of corned beef brisket in a large pot. Add the spice packet that comes with the meat, a sprinkle of thyme and a bay leaf, then cover the beef with water. Bring the water to a boil before reducing the heat and simmering for up to three hours. Add 1 chopped rutabaga, 10 chopped red potatoes and 5 chopped carrots to the pot, and simmer until the vegetables are almost cooked through. Add 1 head of cut cabbage, and cook for 15 more minutes. Remove the meat and vegetables, add 1 stick of butter to the broth, and spoon the sauce over the meat and vegetables.

To make a quick and popular boiled cabbage recipe, cook 4 to 6 diced bacon slices in a pan, and remove before they turn crispy. In the bacon fat, cook 1 chopped sweet onion for four to five minutes. Add 1 head of chopped cabbage and 1 cup of chicken broth to the pot, and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, and simmer for 15 minutes, adding more broth if necessary. Once the cabbage is tender, add the bacon, and serve.

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